Discovery certificate for object 2019alr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29566 [ 2019TNSTR.201....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-04 10:28:43
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Source Group: GaiaAlerts

A. Delgado, D. Harrison, S. Hodgkin, M. van Leeuwen, G. Rixon, A. Yoldas (University of Cambridge), on behalf of Gaia Alerts team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2019alr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aky
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:40:07.160 (355.029833) DEC = +16:29:04.31 (16.484531)
Discovery date: 2019-02-02 07:26:24 (JD=2458516.81)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J234007.06+162904.2

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-02 07:26:24
Flux: 18.92 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-14 19:24:57
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2019alr